Mood Stripes 159: Awkward

Disclaimer: I do hereby disclaim all rights and responsibilities for the characters in this audacious adventure… especially for the tactful one. A nod of recognition is bent towards Rumiko Takahashi for her creative prowess.

Chapter 159: Awkward

“Erm… I meant… can you hear both of them?”

“No. Only Shishi.” Kohaku looked off in the direction Sesshoumaru had indicated. “It may take some time to reach water. Shall we begin?”

Kagome’s plan proved problematic. Shishi had little strength, and the woods were impassable for a beast of Sesshoumaru’s stature. “Maybe we should take a break?” she suggested awkwardly.

Huffing, Sesshoumaru took matters into his own hands. Well, his jaws. Gripping the startled lion-dog, he flew springward.

Following at a much slower hike, Kohaku quietly promised, “I will not bring it up again, Kagome-sama. Not until you are ready.”

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Original Posting Date: May 22, 2020
Prompt: Hike, suggested by tea_notcoffee_lady
Words: 100

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Summary: In the aftermath of the Final Battle, the victors lick their wounds and look ahead. However, a misspent wish on the Shikon-no-Tama changes minds, hearts, fates… and colors. SK. Canon Divergence. [Hurt/Comfort, Romance] Begins here. To scroll through archived chapters, use the Mood Stripes tag. And you’re always welcome to suggest a prompt.

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5 thoughts on “Mood Stripes 159: Awkward

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  2. I love shishi so much already. Maybe because he also is grieving for a loved one, he and Sesshomaru will bond accordingly. Love this.

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